Buffalo Grove Ranked Amongst Top Places To Live and Raise a Family

Buffalo Grove was ranked the 3rd Best Place to Live and 5th Best Place to Raise a Family in Illinois by community data aggregator, Niche.com. The community also received an A+ rating, noting low crime rates, a diverse resident base, business growth and quality of life.

Additionally, Niche.com rated Buffalo Grove as the #4 Place with the Best Public Schools in America. Schools attended by Buffalo Grove students include nationally recognized and award-winning District 125’s Adlai E. Stevenson High School, and Buffalo Grove High School/District 214, as well as elementary and junior high school districts 21, 96 and 103. 

“On a yearly basis, Buffalo Grove is consistently recognized for being a highly desirable place to live, work and raise a family. In addition to our schools, part of what also makes our Village so strong are the many contributions from community volunteers, our Park District and other organizations that serve our community and our residents,” said Village President Beverly Sussman. 

The Village has taken several steps to contribute to quality of life, including the Infrastructure Modernization Program, a 5-year, $175 million investment in roads, water and sanitary sewer systems and other capital projects. Separately, the Village launched the BG Delivers website to support local businesses by providing a free business directory to connect residents with goods and services offered in Buffalo Grove to keep the local economy strong.

Niche.com publishes yearly rankings based on diversity, cost of living, access to amenities, employment statistics, crime rates, housing trends, school rankings and overall quality of life. Data from the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and other recognized organizations is utilized to rank communities both statewide and nationally. Resident reviews also contribute to Niche.com rankings. For additional information, visit https://www.niche.com/places-to-live/buffalo-grove-lake-il/rankings/.